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"Act Well your Part,   There  All the Honor Lies"

Welcome to the Arkansas State Thespian website dedicated to serve Arkansas 7-12 educational theatre programs! The Arkansas State Thespian Society is affiliated with The International Thespian Society and the Educational Theatre Association. 

 The International Society is a non-profit,
 honorary organization for high school theatre students.  The society is committed to the advancement of educational theatre, and to this end publishes Dramatics Magazine, sponsors Thespian Festivals and theatre workshops, produces educational materials, and provides college scholarship opportunities for students.

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2020 State Festival Results

Chapter Select - Greene County Tech High School, The Elephant Graveyard

Tech Challenge Results

Future Blue and Gold One Act Festival and JH Festivals

Blue One-Act Festival

Nov. 12-14, 2020 at Searcy HS

Nov 11-13, 2021 and at Searcy HS

Nov 10-12, 2022 and at Searcy HS


Blue Junior Festival

Nov. 14, 2020 at Searcy High School

Nov. 13, 2021 at Searcy High School 

Nov. 12, 2022 at Searcy High School 


Gold One-Act Festival

Nov 19-21,2020 at  Har-Ber HS

Nov 18-20, 2021 at  Russellville HS

Nov 17-19, 2022 at  Har-Ber High School


Gold Junior Festival

Nov. 21, 2020  Har-Ber High School

Nov. 20, 2021  Russellville High School

Nov. 19, 2022 Har-Ber High School

State Festival Dates

State Thespian Festival is at ASTATE and Embassy Suites in Jonesboro Feb. 13-15, 2020

State Thespian Festival is at Russellville High School Feb. 11-13, 2021  

State Thespian Festival is at ASTATE and Embassy Suites in Jonesboro  Feb. 10-12, 2022

State Thespian Festival is at  Russellville High School Feb. 16-18, 2023 

State Thespian Festival is at ASTATE and Embassy Suites in Jonesboro Feb. 21-23. 2024